pick someone/something out


pick someone/something out
Syn:
see, make out, distinguish, discern, spot, perceive, detect, notice, recognize, identify, catch sight of, glimpse

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  • pick someone/something out — distinguish someone or something among a group of people or things Lester picked out two familiar voices ■ (of a light) illuminate an object by shining directly on it ■ usu. be picked out distinguish shapes or letters from their surroundings by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick someone/thing out — distinguish or select someone or something from a group. → pick …   English new terms dictionary

  • pick someone/something off — shoot a member of a group of people or things, aiming carefully from a distance ■ Baseball put out a runner by a pickoff …   Useful english dictionary

  • single someone/something out — Syn: select, pick out, choose, decide on, target, earmark, mark out, separate out, set apart …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • single someone/something out — SELECT, pick out, choose, decide on; target, earmark, mark out, separate out, set apart/aside. → single …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick someone apart — pick (someone/something) apart to find mistakes, weaknesses, or faults in someone or something. When new software is developed, the company sends out a test version and asks users to pick it apart. Lots of players are picked apart by their… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick — 1. verb 1) picking apples Syn: harvest, gather (in), collect, pluck 2) pick a time that suits you Syn: choose, select, single out, opt for, plump for, elect, decide on …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • pick something apart — pick (someone/something) apart to find mistakes, weaknesses, or faults in someone or something. When new software is developed, the company sends out a test version and asks users to pick it apart. Lots of players are picked apart by their… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick apart — pick (someone/something) apart to find mistakes, weaknesses, or faults in someone or something. When new software is developed, the company sends out a test version and asks users to pick it apart. Lots of players are picked apart by their… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick — pick1 [ pık ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to choose someone or something from a group: Out of all the girls he could have gone out with, he picked me. pick someone/something for something: She was picked for the school play. pick someone to do… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English